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Trinity Classical Academy
February 6, 2024
800 N Front St, Waterloo, Nebraska
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Trinity Classical Academy, located near Omaha, NE, is seeking an Upper School Director to lead and oversee 7-12 academic and cultural programing and support the Head of School (HOS) in the effective daily operations of the TCA upper school.  The Upper School Director leads and shoulders the primary responsibility of ensuring and maintaining TCA’s high academic expectations and atmosphere of Christian grace in the upper school. This person supports the Head of School in communicating, maintaining, and executing the school’s mission for faculty, students, and families. A strong understanding of school leadership, best academic practices in classical education, a desire to learn and support TCA’s school culture, and a commitment to the school’s flourishing is required as this leader sets the professional, academic and spiritual tone for TCA’s upper school. In addition to a desire to do excellent work for God’s glory, this person should have the ability to work both autonomously and on a team with high relational connectedness and courage.

We are looking for an Educational Leader with the following qualifications:

  • Christian maturity that is both consistent and growing
  • An understanding of and commitment to TCA’s model of classical, Christian, and collaborative education
  • Experience leading or teaching in a school setting, classical school setting preferred
  • Strong organizational and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Possess at least a bachelor’s degree, advanced degrees preferred
  • Proficient in technology, with experience in MS Word and Excel
  • An approachable and humble manner with the ability to work on a team
  • Self-starter with a joyful, helpful, and professional attitude and ability to work autonomously and manage work
  • Desire and ability to learn quickly
  • Joyfully affirms the TCA Statement of Faith (available for review on our website,


  • Oversight of Education and Culture in Upper School
  • Maintain and Grow Faculty Culture in Upper School (Staffing & HR)
  • Family Culture and Training
  • Student Culture and Discipline
  • Operations in Upper School
  • Strategy & Leadership in Upper School
  • Recruiting & Marketing
  • Personal Growth & Development
  • Miscellaneous Support

Supervise/Oversee: Upper School faculty

Reports to: Kevin Johnson, Head of School

For more details about our school and this position, please visit our website at If you are interested in joining the TCA Team, please contact Kevin Johnson at with your letter of interest and resume.

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